October 10, 2018

BMCC provides vets with a space of their own

Without looking at the name, the Blue Mountain Community College Veterans Resource Center would look like a lot of study spaces at the college’s Pendleton campus. […]
October 2, 2018

Fallen Patriots highlights one of our OSU Military Connected Community members

Fallen Patriots is an tax exempt organisation, who’s mission is to provide college scholarships and educational counseling to military children who have lost a parent in […]
September 18, 2018

VA audit grounds Oregon vets hoping to use GI Bill to become pilots

Veterans in Oregon and across the country trying to use their G.I. Bill benefits for training are stuck on hold because of a scandal involving expensive …
September 11, 2018

New policy makes GI Bill transfers easier than ever for wounded warriors

Then-Marine Corps Lt. Gen. James N. Mattis, now the secretary of defense, visits with a Marine at Camp Taqaddum’s Shock and Surgical Trauma Platoon facility. Mattis […]
September 10, 2018

For some vets, certifications are worth more than degrees

As a veteran, while I was active duty I had a hard time deciding where to focus my efforts to make myself competitive for a job […]
August 30, 2018

VA expands Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program to improve service to Veterans

VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program (VR&E) recently began the process of reducing the average counselor-to-caseload ratio, to one to 125 or below, through the hiring […]
August 29, 2018

New Forever GI Bill qualifies more reservists for awesome benefits

Reservists called up for active duty will soon qualify for increased Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits if they meet certain requirements. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans […]
August 23, 2018

CCC Offers Veterans ‘Boots To Business Reboot’ Course

CCC’s Veterans Education and Training (VET) Center and Small Business … 5, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., veterans are invited to attend a free Boots […]
August 23, 2018

Forever GI Bill/Colmery Act allows more Reserve service to qualify for education benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill

Reservists called up for active duty will soon qualify for increased Post-9/11 GI Bill education benefits if they meet certain requirements. The Harry W. Colmery Veterans […]